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2014-02-10 16:22:14

Redemption of $60.0 million or approximately 75.0% HALIFAX, Feb. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Chorus Aviation Inc. ('Chorus') (TSX: CHR.B CHR.A CHR.DB) announced today that is has completed the early redemption of C$60 million of its Convertible Unsecured Subordinated Debentures ('Debentures') that were due to mature on December 31, 2014. Debentures of an aggregate principal amount of C$20.21million remain outstanding following the redemption. "The early repayment of the majority portion...

2014-02-03 12:24:50

2014 Marks 100th Anniversary of Duke Ellington's First Composition ("Soda Fountain Rag") NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, celebrates the life and music of Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington, honoring the American composer as Artist of the Month for Black History Month, February 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060130/LEGACYLOGO) A century ago, in 1914, a teenage Duke Ellington, working in...

2014-01-29 23:34:30

The MusicianMarket.com website is expanding to include a section to showcase musicians on the home page of the website. This new ‘Featured Artist’ addition will include information about the artist and links to their bios, videos, and music downloads. Austin TX (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Musician Market serves musicians throughout the USA as a place to find and purchase acoustic and electric musical instruments, recording gear, music accessories, drum sets and percussion instruments,...

2014-01-28 08:22:19

HALIFAX, Jan. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Jazz Aviation LP ("Jazz") is pleased to announce a gift of $12,722 to Nova Scotia-based Chisholm Services for Children. The funds for this gift were raised through an auction of uniquely designed furniture made from the transformation of retired Jazz aircraft parts. Toronto-based Creative Group Interiors' principal designer, Aisan Ahmadi, created the pieces that were auctioned off at the conclusion of Sunday's Interior Design Show in Toronto....

2014-01-27 08:22:45

Extraordinary Press Includes NPR, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, USA Today & More SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Angelique Kidjo, the Benin born, Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter is celebrating the release of her extraordinary new album Eve, a vibrant collection of songs dedicated to the power of African womanhood, particularly those women she grew up with in her native Benin, which is released tomorrow on 429 Records. The album has garnered a staggering...

2014-01-23 12:25:51

Four-CD box set presents four nights of historic performances at legendary Fillmore East in New York, in their complete unedited form for the first time NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Miles Davis' historic four-night stand at promoter Bill Graham's legendary Fillmore East in New York City, June 17-20, 1970, is presented in its entire full-length unedited form for the first time as MILES AT THE FILLMORE - Miles Davis 1970: The Bootleg Series Vol. 3. The four-CD box set will be...

2014-01-23 12:22:24

HALIFAX, Jan. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Jazz Aviation LP ("Jazz") is pleased to announce a collaboration with Toronto-based design firm Creative Group Interiors to raise funds for charity. Creative Group Interiors' principal designer, Aisan Ahmadi, has taken retired aircraft parts from Jazz airplanes and transformed them into uniquely designed furniture. The pieces will be auctioned off at the Interior Design Show in Toronto starting today, with all proceeds going to charity. This was...

2014-01-22 08:24:51

George Wein announces line-up for 60th anniversary celebration of Newport Jazz Festival August 1 - 3, 2014 NEWPORT, R.I., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The mission of the Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc., the 60th anniversary of the Newport Jazz Festival, now presented by Natixis Global Asset Management, will present three full days of music - with an entire day dedicated to emerging artists - that give a look at the future of jazz, including more than 40 performances by some of...

2014-01-15 12:24:40

NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Movado Group, Inc. (NYSE: MOV) - Movado is proud to serve as the lead sponsor of Jazz at Lincoln Center Youth Orchestra's (JLCYO) inaugural concert series. To celebrate the partnership and kick-off the 2014 season, Movado held a private event at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola in New York City on January 14, 2014 where the orchestra performed for the first time ever with Movado brand ambassador, jazz legend and humanitarian...

2014-01-14 08:26:46

Rock album represents a first for a popular New York City guitarist known for his smooth jazz style. NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smooth jazz guitarist Udi Levy has announced he will be releasing a new instrumental album at the beginning of the year. Titled "A Sudden Transition," this album features top session musicians from Los Angeles and New York City in what is Levy's first venture into the rock music genre. The album will be available in all premier electronic...


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